It was a fun time this past 10 days at the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Many rookies and second-year players excelled at the event and some raised questions about their NBA ability.
If there is one thing we know about the NBA Draft, it's that well, we don't know. Which is why I present you with my draft night winners and losers.
The Hornets don't count, because the team that ended up with Anthony Davis was destined to be the clear winner of the draft. With Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo and Kris Joseph, Danny Ainge drafted three accomplished, tough college players who fit roles for Doc Rivers' squad.
In another NBA Draft segment with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down the injury concerns of former Ohio St. All-American Jared Sullinger and just how far he could slip Thursday night.
In a new segment with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down my sleepers in the upcoming NBA Draft, which takes place June 28, in New Jersey.
Losing now to win later -- or tanking -- is simply not a good strategy. What tends to happen to awful teams is that they take a ride on the lottery treadmill. This ride works as follows.
The following NBA Mock Draft considers the ability of the players and does not incorporate team needs.
I think there's a sequence of extraordinary events that, were they to happen, would make it ideal for an NBA team to add Brittney Griner to their roster.
Should a team give up on the present by trading away an excellent player for a chance at one of those amazing number one picks in the draft? That suggests you need to sacrifice today to win tomorrow. But is this true?
The next great shot-blocker in the NBA is barely old enough to vote: an 18-year-old prodigy at the University of Kentucky who is already drawing comparisons with Kevin Garnett and other premier defenders who are almost old enough to be his parents.
So much of this preseason's hype for Kentucky surrounded Anthony Davis that many people overlooked the overwhelming presence of fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
Since breaking out for 23 points against Duke this past December, Wroten -- a cousin of fellow Seattleite and former Huskies star Nate Robinson -- has exploded with seven 20-plus point games, while leading the team in steals and free throw attempts.